Friday, August 18, 2017

Urgent action needs to be taken against childhood obesity, leaders have warned, as new figures show at least 34 people aged under 25 in the East of England have Type 2 diabetes.

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NHS
Thursday, August 10, 2017

A driver who was killed in a horror crash in Essex lost control of his van after a lump of concrete came through the windscreen, police have revealed.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

As heavy downpours continue across the region tonight, residents are being warned to make sure family members are safe before salvaging belongings in the event of a household flood.

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Essex County Fire and Rescue Service
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A footbridge across the M11 remains closed following a crash in which a man died after his van veered off the Essex motorway and hit a tree yesterday as police treat the incident as suspicious.

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Essex Police
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A family have been left homeless after their house in Essex was destroyed by smoke and fire.

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Rescue Service
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The NHS is now spending almost £18milllion a year on everyday medication for diabetics in Suffolk and north-east Essex, new figures reveal.

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NHS
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The chief executive of Colchester Hospital has apologised for “letting down” patients after it was revealed the trust has been put on a watch list over its long waiting times in A&E.

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NHS
Sunday, July 30, 2017

The northbound carriageway of the A12 will be shut overnight in Kelvedon this week while a damaged pedestrian bridge above the road is repaired.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, July 30, 2017

A 10-year-old boy from Colchester who is in recovery from cancer has taken part in a sailing challenge alongside other young survivors – and was given a special honour at the end of the trip to open the London Stock Exchange.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Thursday, July 20, 2017

A paramedic for the East of England Ambulance Service has been suspended for six months on grounds of misconduct for failing to provide the correct care to a patient whose heart had stopped.

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England Ambulance Service
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

One third of people living with dementia in Suffolk and north-east Essex have not had a diagnosis, new NHS figures reveal.

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NHS
Monday, July 17, 2017

Almost two thirds of deaths within prisons in Suffolk and Essex are self-inflicted, figures reveal, prompting calls for more to be done to help inmates with their mental wellbeing.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, July 16, 2017

A paramedic’s decision to blow the whistle on the East of England Ambulance Service has encouraged a former volunteer to speak out about why he quit his role at the trust.

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England Ambulance Service
Thursday, July 13, 2017

A 16-year-old footballer who broke his ankle in two places during a match had to be taken to hospital in a fire engine after he was told it would be a five-hour wait for an ambulance.

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England Ambulance Service
Thursday, July 13, 2017

Colchester Hospital is launching a new fight against bed blocking, as the trust’s chief executive reveals up to 100 patients are on the books in any one day who are medically fit to go home.

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NHS
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Almost 1,500 dog attacks have been reported to police in Suffolk and Essex in the last two years, it can be revealed.

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Essex Police
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

A woman died after the motorbike she was riding as a pillion passenger collided with a car in Essex.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Friday, April 28, 2017

A “callous” con artist who stole the life savings of a woman with learning difficulties has been ordered to repay more than £92,000.

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Chelmsford Crown Court
Friday, April 21, 2017

Two teenage girls from Essex who were reported missing on Monday have been found “safe” in Ipswich today.

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Essex Police
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Seventeen people have been charged after anti-deportation protesters locked themselves to a plane at Stansted Airport.

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Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

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